VáfaOld Norse Dictionary - váfa
Meaning of Old Norse word "váfa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a ghost, spectre, shade, Grett. 112 A; very freq. in mod. usage, but sounded vofa, Ísl. Þjóðs.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚠᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Ísl. Þjóðs.
- Íslenzkar Þjóðsögur.
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